Unit 3: Culture

This chapter examines the characteristics and elements of culture, the diversity within and between cultures, how sociologists study and interpret cultures, and how cultures change.



    Read: Chapter 3 Culture

    Attend: Culture

    beliefs counterculture cultural capital
    cultural diffusion cultural hegemony cultural relativism
    culture culture lag culture shock
    dominant culture ethnocentrism ethnomethodology
    folkways global culture language
    law mass media material culture
    mores multiculturalism nonmaterial culture
    norms popular culture Sapir–Whorf hypothesis
    social sanctions subculture symbols
    taboos values